Fred's Company Profile (NASDAQ:FRED)

About Fred's

FredFred's, Inc. (Fred's) is engaged in the sale of general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The Company sells general merchandise to its over 20 franchisees. The Company has approximately 660 retail stores, over 370 pharmacies, and approximately three specialty pharmacy facilities located in over 15 states mainly in the Southeastern United States. The Company is licensed to dispense pharmaceuticals in approximately 50 states. The Company operates approximately 640 company-owned stores, including over 60 express stores (or Xpress stores). Fred's is a combination of pharmacy, dollar store and mass merchant strategically located in smaller markets. It offers various product categories, including consumables, such as tobacco, food and beverage, prescription pharmaceuticals, paper and cleaning supplies, pet supplies, health and beauty aids, and discretionary products, such as home decor, seasonal merchandise, auto and hardware, and lawn and garden.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
  • Sub-Industry: General Merchandise Stores
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FRED
  • CUSIP: 35610810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $8.86
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $9.79
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.51
  • 52-Week Range: $8.66 - $17.14
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 443.00
  • P/E Growth: -3.52
  • Market Cap: $330.90M
  • Outstanding Shares: 37,348,000
  • Beta: 1.36
  • Net Margins: -0.37%
  • Return on Equity: 0.13%
  • Return on Assets: 0.07%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.27%
  • Current Ratio: 2.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.52%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $10.25 (15.69% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/7/2016SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$12.00View Rating Details
10/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeSell -> Hold$10.00View Rating Details
9/5/2016MKM PartnersReiterated RatingNeutral$13.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016StephensDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underperform$9.00View Rating Details
5/10/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$20.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
3/27/2015FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$15.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
11/27/2014S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeSellView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/30/2016Q216($0.21)($0.18)$546.23 million$529.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/26/2016Q116$0.02$0.03$553.90 million$549.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/23/2016Q415$0.09$0.07$557.25 million$554.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q315$0.10$0.10$537.10 million$541.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2015Q215($0.13)($0.13)$552.42 million$546.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/26/2015Q414$0.01$0.02$507.46 million$504.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/25/2014Q314($0.13)($0.16)$476.20 million$476.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2014Q214($0.17)($0.19)$488.07 million$491.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q114$0.20$0.17$501.64 million$498.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/27/2014Q413$0.15$0.17$511.88 million$495.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/26/2013Q313$0.20$0.20$458.81 million$460.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/29/2013Q2 2013$0.09$0.09$482.45 million$482.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q1 2013$0.27$0.31$499.41 million$501.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/28/2013Q4 2012$0.20$0.18$533.94 million$533.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/20120.18$0.18$452.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/23/2012Q212$0.17$0.17$466.60 million$470.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/24/2012$0.27$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/21/2012$0.24$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/22/2011$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2011$0.13$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/26/2011$0.24$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/24/2011$0.21$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.35 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.02 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.08$0.15$0.11
Q2 20164$0.02$0.10$0.06
Q3 20163($0.08)$0.04($0.03)
Q4 20164$0.13$0.17$0.16
Q1 20173$0.01$0.16$0.08
Q2 20173($0.21)$0.02($0.13)
Q3 20172($0.15)($0.12)($0.14)
Q4 20173($0.08)$0.08($0.02)
Q1 20181$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q2 20181($0.15)($0.15)($0.15)
Q3 20181($0.04)($0.04)($0.04)
Q4 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:2.71%
Payout Ratio:-109.09% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-68.57% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
1,200.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.07%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2016Mark C DelySVPSell1,189$10.04$11,937.56View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell9,369$10.17$95,282.73View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell631$11.00$6,941.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell16,414$10.82$177,599.48View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$10.75$107,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$11.04$110,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$15.20$76,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$14.71$147,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Mike HolliganEVPSell1,517$14.67$22,254.39View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$14.68$73,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$15.04$150,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$16.25$81,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell15,000$16.66$249,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Jerry ShoreCEOBuy1,000$12.94$12,940.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Michael K BloomPresidentBuy2,000$13.10$26,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Jerry ShoreCEOBuy1,000$13.03$13,030.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell9,300$19.43$180,699.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Ben GarnerVPSell532$17.78$9,458.96View SEC Filing  
4/9/2015B Mary McnabbDirectorBuy1,250$12.19$15,237.50View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015Dennis CurtisSVPSell6,000$17.14$102,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Mark C DelySVPSell1,190$17.26$20,539.40View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Mike HolliganEVPSell1,500$17.23$25,845.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Willie SandsVPSell3,067$17.17$52,660.39View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Jack EisenmanDirectorSell7,764$17.03$132,220.92View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Reggie JacobsEVPSell2,357$17.01$40,092.57View SEC Filing  
1/18/2015Dennis CurtisSVPSell3,033$17.66$53,562.78View SEC Filing  
1/18/2015Mike HolliganEVPSell1,983$17.66$35,019.78View SEC Filing  
1/18/2015Willie SandsVPSell1,933$17.66$34,136.78View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Bruce A EfirdCEOSell22,947$15.31$351,318.57View SEC Filing  
7/11/2014Ronald T KayVPBuy247$13.00$3,211.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2014Teresa GaborSVPBuy67$13.00$871.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Dennis CurtisSVPSell5,437$18.80$102,215.60View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Ricky PruittEVPSell1,038$18.66$19,369.08View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014David GagneVPSell1,026$18.69$19,175.94View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Dennis CurtisSVPSell1,845$15.87$29,280.15View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Matthew TwiggVPSell2,000$16.18$32,360.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Reggie JacobsVPSell2,017$14.00$28,238.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
News IconMLB leases set to lease new Midtdown office space (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 20 at 5:07 PM
News IconYieldBoost FRED From 2.7% To 18.3% Using Options (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 20 at 5:07 PM logoShares of FRED Down 36.3% Since Downtrend Call on Shares (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 20 at 5:07 PM
News IconInsider Change: Scott Fulton, Infoblox Inc (NYSE:BLOX)’s insider Unloaded 7,935 Shares (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 19 at 9:59 AM
News IconWWE Superstar Hits Social Media Milestone, Eva Marie Bikini Shoot Video, The Rock - Wrestlin' Fred (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 17 at 10:04 AM logoMachinists File "Unfair Labour Practice" Against Air Canada (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 14 at 4:57 PM
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News IconFred Flintstone At The Prehistoric Zoo (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 13 at 8:11 AM logoFred's Has Returned 34.4% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (FRED) (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 13 at 8:11 AM
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News IconFred Flintstone and the Snallygaster Show (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 5 at 10:16 AM logoNoteworthy Monday Option Activity: LOGM, GRUB, FRED (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 3 at 4:54 PM logoEiris Health Services, fred's Inc. Pharmacy-Owned Specialty Pharmacy, is Now EntrustRx (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 3 at 4:54 PM logoFred's upgraded by Deutsche Bank (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 3 at 4:54 PM logoHard bounce for Fred's off 52-week low (NASDAQ:FRED) - October 3 at 11:20 AM
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News IconSEC charges KiOR successor and former CEO with “failure to disclose” on yields; settlement looms (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 29 at 10:06 AM logo30.8% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Fred's Call (FRED) (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 29 at 10:06 AM logoHelix Twelve Pharmaceuticals Appoints Fred R. Seddiqui as Chief Executive Officer (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 29 at 10:06 AM
News IconCOSI exhibit invites kids to dive into manufacturing process (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 29 at 10:06 AM logoShould You Get Rid of Fred's, Inc. (FRED) Now? (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 28 at 9:58 AM
News IconBitcentral CEO Fred Fourcher to Speak at Annual News Technology Summit in Tampa September 27 (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 26 at 5:14 PM
News IconFor sale: 6 stylish homes in Oakland (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 24 at 9:42 AM
News Iconfred’s Pharmacy Provides Hope for Children by Raising More Than $300,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 23 at 4:51 PM
News IconEnSync CFO Jim Schott to retire (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 23 at 4:51 PM logoEnSync Energy Announces Retirement of Jim Schott and Appointment of Fred Vaske as Chief Administrative Officer (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 23 at 4:50 PM logoFred Hutch, UW researchers help expand data sharing nationally (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 21 at 9:20 AM logoThe National Black Public Relations Society Inc. (NBPRS) Opens National Conference with April D. Ryan, Veteran White House Correspondent & Author (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 21 at 9:20 AM logoFred's Has Returned 29.2% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (FRED) (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 20 at 8:57 AM
News IconBell 407GT Helicopter Takes Back the Night from Poachers in South Africa (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 19 at 9:42 AM logoFREDS INC Financials (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 14 at 5:09 PM logoFred's Shares Down 30.5% Since SmarTrend's Sell Call (FRED) (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 13 at 9:56 AM logoBear of the Day: Fred's Inc. (FRED) (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 8 at 4:59 PM logoFREDS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 8 at 4:59 PM logoBear of the Day: Fred’s Inc. Slides on Its Outlook (FRED) (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 8 at 10:24 AM logoAshford Trust Announces Appointment Of New Independent Director (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 7 at 8:26 AM logoBRIEF-Ashford trust appoints Fred Kleisner as independent director (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 7 at 8:26 AM logoForm 4 FREDS INC For: Aug 30 Filed by: Barnes Craig (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 3 at 9:45 AM logoFREDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statemen (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 3 at 9:45 AM
News IconMcLane Company Named Primary Service Provider for freds Pharmacy (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 1 at 4:58 PM logoFred's New CEO Could Help The Company Clear A Lowered Bar In The Second Half Of The Year (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 1 at 4:57 PM logoFred's Inc (FRED) Q2 Loss Wider Y/Y Due to Lower Sales (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 31 at 5:49 PM logoDeutsche On Fred's: A Number Of Headwinds With No Near-Term Solutions (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 31 at 3:18 PM


Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED) Chart for Thursday, October, 20, 2016

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